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COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

South University is working in collaboration with local and national authorities to monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. The University continues to implement the Emergency Preparedness Plan to reflect the changing COVID-19 situation for our locations and has instituted a number of actions to protect the health and safety of the South University community. Learn More

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C minus
  3. Diversity
    grade C
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade unavailable
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A+

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Serving “Cola Town” since 2002, we are unified in our commitment to our students’ success. From your first interaction with our faculty and staff, through graduation and working with career services, we’re dedicated to helping you succeed and creating a solid foundation for your personal and professional fulfillment.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
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Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
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Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$22,435 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,982 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 42 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 39 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 40 responses

Majors

SouthVR - a virtual classroom experience

South University, offers SouthVR a temporary learning format created to help our students continue their education during the COVID-19 pandemic. This format will differ from both campus and online classes by offering live scheduled instruction in a remote environment. SouthVR will be offered until authorities advise us that it is safe to return to our campus-based learning.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    42%
  • Some
    58%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
383 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
149
Undergrads Over 25
74%
Pell Grant
69%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
17%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
81%
National
83%

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